Assar A. Rather, MD

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Assar A. Rather, MD

Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery

Bayhealth General Surgery, Dover

724 South New Street

Dover , DE 19904 Get Directions

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Assar Rather, MD specializes in colorectal and general surgery.

Growing up in a family of doctors, Dr. Rather felt it was his life’s calling to enter the medical field. Years of practicing surgery has helped him develop a holistic approach for treating patients.

As a colorectal surgeon, Dr. Rather specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of conditions that affect the lower digestive tract. He helps patients take preventative measures with a number of screening and diagnostic tests, including ultrasounds and colonoscopies.

Dr. Rather views patients as more than signs and symptoms. He believes in the importance of a good professional and interpersonal relationship in order to establish and maintain trust.

Dr. Rather partakes in community awareness programs on colorectal cancer and participates in Relay for Life. 

Education & Expertise

Government Medical College

Mercy Catholic Medical Center-Fitzgerald - General Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Florida - Colorectal Surgery

Board Certification:
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Surgery


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